Monday, December 17, 2018

The Lazy Stoner – Does Cannabis Kill Your Motivation?

When talking about cannabis, most people immediately imagine a couch potato who’s completely incapable of doing anything. Red eyes that are almost shut, slow movements, a big grin, and a lazy routine. Yeah, you...

Dabbing Vs Vaping: What’s good for you?

Cannabis was the favorite of our ancestors for a long, long time. Even the Scythians – an Iranian Eurasian nomadic tribe that believed in the benefits of medicinal marijuana centuries ago – used to...

Need Period Relief? Women Could Smoke Weed for Cramps If Medical Marijuana Bill Passes...

The pain creeps in slow and unexpectedly. Initially, it’s a subtle discomfort, like the prick of a needle stabbing away at your stomach. As the minutes pass by, the discomfort can develop into a crippling pain, making...

CBD Oil For Anxiety: Is Cannabidiol An Effective Treatment?

While we don’t normally think of anxiety as desirable, it’s actually a critical adaptive response that can help us cope with threats to our (or a loved one’s) safety and welfare. These responses help...

What Wounded Veterans Need: Medical Marijuana

After 16 years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, many Americans view post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, and traumatic brain injury, or TBI, as the “signature” wounds of these conflicts. The Department of Veterans...

General use of cannabis for PTSD Symptoms

Dr. Mechoulam is the Israeli scientist who identified THC as the psychoactive compound in marijuana, and decades later he discovered the brain's endocannabinoid system and the endogenous neurotransmitter anandamide. He is one of the...

How (and Why) Your Brain Makes Its Own Cannabinoids

As you probably already know, unlike water, potatoes, and many top-selling pharmaceutical drugs, it's virtually impossible to fatally overdose on marijuana. What you might not realize, however, is that this remarkable attribute of weed stems...

5 Cannabis Strains for Tummy Problems

Purple Urkle Purple Urkle’s history is as complex as its flavor palate. A California strain, the origins are believed to stem from a select phenotype of Mendocino Purps, while the essence is a blend of skunk,...

5 Ways Cannabis Could Be Helping Alzheimer’s Patients

If you’ve been keeping a pulse on medical marijuana studies in recent years, you’re probably already keen to the fact that cannabis compounds are demonstrating some promise in the lab. We’re looking back at some...

Researchers Discover That Chili Peppers and Cannabis Could Both Reduce Stomach Inflammation

On the surface, chili peppers and marijuana may not seem to have much in common. One burns your mouth when you consume it, while the other is burned to make the taste of chili...

Cannabidiol Reduces Drop Seizures in Lennox-Gastaut

Adding cannabidiol (CBD) to antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy significantly reduces the frequency of drop seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), results of a phase 3 placebo-controlled study have shown. Although the add-on therapy resulted...

Treating Pelvic Pain With Cannabis

Pain is one of our body’s ways of letting us know that something is wrong. Women in particular often experience pelvic pain, or pain below the belly button and above the legs. This can be...